Salsa Stories

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Scholastic Press
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5.45 X 7.61 X 0.28 inches | 0.17 pounds

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About the Author
Lulu Delacre was born to Argentinian parents and grew up in Puerto Rico. Her award-winning books for children include GOLDEN TALES: MYTHS, LEGENDS AND FOLKTALES FROM LATIN AMERICA; ARROZ CON LECHE: POPULAR SONGS AND RHYMES FROM LATIN AMERICA; and her Scholastic Pura Belpre Award Honor Book, THE BOSSY GALLITO (text by Lucia M. Gonzalez). You can visit her online at!
Salsa Stories-Americas Award Commended Title-NCTE Notable Children's Book in the Language Arts-NCSS Notable Children's Trade Book in the Field of Social Studies-Children's Crown Award Nominee"Kids will respond to both the warmth and the anxiety of the family life described in the vivid writing, and in Delacre's nicely composed linocuts."--Booklist (review of Salsa Stories)"A fresh and appealing volume."--CCBC (review of Salsa Stories)The Bossy Gallito (retold by Lucia Gonzalez; illus. by Lulu Delacre)-Pura Belpre Honor Book for text and illustration-CBC/NCSS Notable Children's Trade Book in the Field of Social Studies-American Bookseller Pick of the Lists-NYPL 100 Best Children's Books for Reading and Sharing-Aesop Accolade List"The text reads just as well in English as it does in Spanish....[T]he mixed-media illustrations are intriguing."--School Library Journal (review of The Bossy Gallito)Golden Tales: Myths, Legends and Folktales from Latin America-CCBC Choices List-Americas Award Commended Title"Delacre weaves in contextual introductions and historical afterwords throughout. Her retellings are done in a clear and confident voice and are accompanied by her robust, colorful oil paintings."--Booklist (review of Golden Tales)Vejigante Masquerader-Americas Book Award Winner-NCTE Notable Children's Book in the Language Arts